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In addition to a missed period, the earliest signs and symptoms of pregnancy might include

(32 Posts)
ManasaReddyHyd Tue 18-Aug-15 10:54:44

1.Tender, swollen breasts. Early in pregnancy hormonal changes might make your breasts tender, sensitive or sore. ...
2. Nausea with or without vomiting. ...
3. Increased urination. ...
4. Fatigue. ...
5. Food aversions or cravings.

scarednoob Tue 18-Aug-15 12:24:01

I knew because my temper went through the roof. OH dropped his e-cigarette (I hate that thing at the best of times) and I turned into Godzilla for no reason. I was rather surprised to get 2 BFNs, but then a BFP explained it.

GoooRooo Tue 18-Aug-15 12:43:04

I felt 'odd' all three times I fell pregnant. Really bloated like I had terrible wind and couldn't make it come out either end. It's only when I posted on Facebook that I thought I my tummy might explode that a paramedic friend of mine suggested I do a test - I'd been trying to conceive for five years by that point so I laughed at her but she was right. The next two pregnancies were exactly the same in the very early days.

That's it though.

Brummiegirl15 Tue 18-Aug-15 13:04:44

I had mental vivid dreams. So when I got 2 x bfns but still kept getting the dreams, i was sceptical.

Couple of days later, a BFP

eddiemairswife Tue 18-Aug-15 13:14:54

Familiar smells feeling strange....... in my case it was a newly-lighted match, Fairy Liquid. Same with, cigarettes(a loooong time ago!!).

Skiptonlass Tue 18-Aug-15 13:18:13

'Uncontrollable vomiting' did it for me.... smile

themumfairy Tue 18-Aug-15 13:25:18

I blew my nose and had a little blood in it.
also I check my heart rate on my phone using an app and it had increased from 60 bpm to 78.
mine has always been quite low so that's when I took a test

newtonupontheheath Tue 18-Aug-15 13:27:08

Pregnancy rhinitis... Also know as being really snotty. So so snotty and wondering where I'd picked up a cold

mummypig3 Tue 18-Aug-15 13:29:47

Bleeding gums and extra saliva

Karelia81 Tue 18-Aug-15 13:33:54

First I knew was when period did not arrive, test was positive day after. All those other symptoms appeared, to varying degrees, at around week 6 onwards.

Junosmum Tue 18-Aug-15 14:00:51

lower back ache
feeling dizzy
implantation bleeding did it for me

ComeLuckyApril Tue 18-Aug-15 14:31:02

Suddenly very hungry...but also sick, day before positive test.

CheesyWater Tue 18-Aug-15 14:43:03

Dizziness and fainting.

Hotpotpie Tue 18-Aug-15 14:53:44

I had a weird feeling like being swollen around my fanjo, everything felt bigger than it should be, also everything stank all of a sudden and I could taste metal

chopsface Tue 18-Aug-15 14:58:22

My pre positive test symptoms were...

1- feeling slightly hungover
3-vivid dreams (which I'm still getting at 23weeks!)

SpaggyBollocks Tue 18-Aug-15 15:03:08

had to ditch the cigs 'cause they made me gag.

and I had to start feeding the cat outside. bleugh.

ExcuseMyEyebrows Tue 18-Aug-15 15:11:19

I was very yellow around the eyes for some strange reason.

Peeing a lot, extreme tiredness, constant nausea and weight loss were other signs for me.

Such a joyful time grin

Roomba Tue 18-Aug-15 17:45:02

Extreme tiredness - suddenly needing naps all the time as I was so shattered! That happened before my period was even due. With my first pregnancy I had an awful metallic taste all the time fro about 4 weeks onwards.

I actually dreamed that I was pregnant both time too, both well before I knew. The first time I dreamed that my work colleague was congratulating me and asked how far along I was. 'Oh, only three weeks' I replied, and woke up thinking that was very odd. A week later - BFP! Second time around I dreamed I was having a scan and that I was 8 weeks pregnant. I missed no periods until I was 28 weeks pregnant and got BFN when I tested at approx 9 weeks (due to the dream and also was exhausted). So it was a big shock when I found out so late, but when I worked it out, my dream was pretty spot on. My brain knew even if the rest of me didn't!

mummypig3 Tue 18-Aug-15 21:40:43

Roomba didn't you have a bump at 28 weeks?

lilyb84 Tue 18-Aug-15 22:01:40

Extreme tiredness for me too - I took a daytime nap on a Saturday nearly a week before my period was due and that's almost unheard of for me! Also some twinges in my lower abdomen which continued for a few days after my bfp.

A big sign for me was not being able to handle my alcohol - I had 2 1/2 pints on two occasions before I knew I was pregnant and was disproportionately hungover both times.

LorelaiVictoriaGilmore Tue 18-Aug-15 22:06:17

Like others, exhaustion, vivid dreams, nausea, hideous stomach pain, dizziness but also sudden alcohol aversion.

2daysFishIsTroutALaCreme Tue 18-Aug-15 22:08:48

My nipples changed colour. It was 4 days later before i saw a BFP.

stairway Wed 19-Aug-15 04:55:25

Hot flushes and night sweats for me.. Thought it was early menopause!

TerrorAustralis Wed 19-Aug-15 05:22:11

Period pain, but no period.
Plus the tiredness, food aversions, weird tastes and nausea (vomiting came later).

TriJo Wed 19-Aug-15 09:57:00

A lot more farting and burping than usual!

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